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Follies of the Mad Men #183

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I ripped this ad out of a Reader's Digest a long time ago, so I don't have the exact issue attribution. Other sources on the web claim 1960.

In any case, this is a fine example of the category of subliminal ad known technically as "You can put the liquid from your long thick bottle into my melting ice cream anytime, honey!"

Here's a fascinating version for what was then perceived as a different market.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue May 22, 2012 | Comments (9)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Sexuality, Junk Food, 1960's, Double Entendres and Nudge-Nudge, Wink-Wink

Lonely Little Teacup

Lonely Little Teacup. from Linnea Sterte on Vimeo.



No sexual metaphors here, just move along now.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sat Apr 07, 2012 | Comments (5)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Sexuality, Double Entendres and Nudge-Nudge, Wink-Wink

Best Hollywood Fake Nickname Ever

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1) Sexy innuendo.

2) Bad pun.

3) Topical.

4) Privileges career of minor starlet over thousands of dead civilians in Japan.

A triumph of the press agent's art!

Original article here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Dec 22, 2011 | Comments (7)
Category: Movies, War, Weapons, 1940's, Double Entendres and Nudge-Nudge, Wink-Wink

Unfortunate Title

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Original story here.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Dec 04, 2011 | Comments (1)
Category: 1920's, Double Entendres and Nudge-Nudge, Wink-Wink
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